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2020 Nov 05

How Old is the Anthropocene in Southwestern Amazonia?

12:00pm to 1:30pm


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Speaker: Eduardo Neves, Professor of Brazilian Archaeology, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Southwestern Amazonia is an independent center of plant domestication and early ceramic production in the New World. It is also an area where a tradition of artificial mound building by Indigenous...

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2020 Nov 12

El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After presents PLUMA Y PLUMERO: PALABRAS Y PAPELES DE REINALDO ARENAS PRESENTED BY RENÉ CIFUENTES

11:00am


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speaker: Rene Cifuentes, escritor y fundador de la revista "Mariel"

Desde su llegada a Nueva York como refugiados en 1980, Reinaldo Arenas y René Cifuentes formaron una íntima y jocosa amistad que duraría hasta los últimos años del...

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2020 Nov 05

Libertades literarias: Afrolatinoamérica escribe. Conversación con Nancy Morejón

2:30pm to 3:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speaker: Nancy Morejón, Cuban poet, critic, and essayist
Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Director of Graduate Studies In Spanish, Harvard University

Coordinado con el seminario "Libertades literarias:...

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2020 Oct 29

#BlackLivesMatter Across the Americas: Black Youth Organizers and the Struggle for Racial Justice

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Ana Belique, Movimento Reconocido (Santo Domingo); Daniela Rincón, Casa Cultural El Chontaduro (Cali); Marcelle Decothé, Instituto Marielle Franco/Favelas Na Luta/Fórum da Juventude do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro); Mirtes Souza (mãe de Miguel Otávio) e Priscila Santana, Kilomba Collective (Brazil/USA...

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2020 Oct 29

Bolivia: elección y gobernabilidad / Bolivia: Elections and Governability

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speakers: Erika Brockmann, Former Senator, political scientist and political analyst; Armando Ortuño, Former Vice Minister of Planning and Ambassador, economist and social researcher
Moderated by: Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science, Columbia; Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University and...

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2020 Nov 12

Transnational Perspectives: COVID-19 in South America

12:00pm to 1:30pm


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Speakers: Marcos Cueto, Professor of the History of Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Brazil; Lucía Dammert, Professor of International Relations at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile; María Inés Pacecca, Professor in the Department of Anthropological Sciences and researcher at the Institute of Anthropological Sciences at the...

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2020 Oct 23

Constitutional Democracy and the Role of High Courts in Times of Crisis: The Case of Mexico

12:00pm


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Introduction: Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School
Speakers: Justice Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena, Supreme Court Justice, Mexican Supreme Court...

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2020 Oct 19

Challenges to Contain COVID-19 in Latin America: Lessons from Chile & Peru

12:00pm to 1:00pm


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Speakers: Maria Antonieta Alva, Minister of Economy & Finance, Peru; Eduardo Engel, Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Chile
Moderated by: Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Latin America has become an epicenter of COVID-19...

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2020 Nov 19

Machado de Assis: Perspectives on a recurrent Brazil

5:00pm to 6:30pm


This event is virtual, the link is forthcoming.

Speaker: Flora Thompson-Deveaux, PhD, translator and research director at Radio Novelo
Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and African and African-American Studies at Harvard University

The conversation will cover the current debate on the relevance of the work of Machado de Assis to understand contemporary Brazil with particular attention to its political and social struggles. It will particularly explore new takes on the reading of "Memórias Póstumas...

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2020 Oct 29

Èṣù's Three-way Crossroads: The Future of Ancestrality in Uncertain Times

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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Speakers: Luiz Rufino, PhD and scholar at UERJ; Sidnei Nogueira, Professor of and Coordinator of the Ilê Ará Institute; Rodney William, PhD, Anthropologist, and babalorixá
Moderated by: Joaquín Terrones, PhD and Lecturer of Literature at MIT

In recent times, a segment of academia has come to the realization that its institutions and disciplines currently produce...

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2020 Oct 06

Human Rights = Public Health With Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

1:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderated by: Guillermo Arduino, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN en Español

The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the disproportionate impact among women, minority groups and impoverished people around the world. Protecting human rights IS a matter of public health. Please join a...

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